Brix Refractometer - for measuring colostral protein transfer
Price (ex VAT) £72.72
Price (incl VAT) £87.26

Monitoring colostral transfer can be a vital part of preventative foal health.

This Brix refractometer automatically corrects for the temperature of the test solution, which makes life much easier. It can be used to;

  • measure immunoglobulin content of colostrum
  • estimate total protein in foal serum (it is linearly correlated with the Brix scale)

This instrument comes with full instructions and further information can be given by Sally or Brendan

See this article for assessment of the use of this product in dairy calves: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24704239